- SunPower Announces Pricing of $300 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of its 0.75% Senior Convertible Debentures due 2018
May 22 2013 11:10 PM ET
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced that it has priced the previously announced private offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 0.75% senior convertible debentures due 2018. The sale of the debentures is subject to market and other customary conditions and is expected to close on May 29, 2013.
- The Coffee World Just Got A Little More Exciting
May 22 2013 11:03 PM ET
TORRANCE, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In its continuing misson to deliver the best-tasting coffees and teas to all parts of the marketplace, Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) is proud to announce the relaunch of its Metropolitan™ by Farmer Brothers product line, featuring three brand-new offerings: single-origin Kenya and flavored blends Caramel Macchiato and Mocha Almond. Metropolitan by Farmer Brothers continues to offer an extensive line of coffees, with exotic single-origins, classic blends, indulgent flavored coffees and premium espressos.
- Coty Inc. to Purchase Established Southeast Asian Distributor
May 22 2013 9:00 PM ET
NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coty Inc., an emerging leader in global beauty, is pleased to announce the agreement to acquire StarAsia, an established distributor of beauty products in the markets of Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam) from its current parent, Isibane Pte. Ltd. The transaction is expected to close in Summer 2013.
- Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. Announces The Annual Board of Director Election Results
May 22 2013 8:56 PM ET
TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE
CALGARY, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix")
(BXE.TO) announces that the nominees proposed in the management proxy
circular for its 2013 annual meeting of shareholders held on May 22,
2013 were elected as directors. Detailed results of the vote on the
election of directors held at such annual meeting were as follows:
W. C. (Mickey) Dunn
- Dr. Raymond Hall and PILLO1 Featured on The Doctors
May 22 2013 8:50 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PILLO1, a doctor invented sleep device designed to reduce neck pain and improve sleep quality, today announced that its inventor, Dr. Raymond Hall, DC, will be featured on the syndicated television talk show, The Doctors, on May 23, 2013 (check local listings). The show will air on local affiliates in the U.S. and Canada. Check www.thedoctorstv.com for show times on CBS in cities throughout North America.
- Mears Transportation Launches New State-of-The-Art Website
May 22 2013 8:26 PM ET
ORLANDO, Fla., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mears Transportation is proud to announce its new website. This new website was developed as part of the company's ongoing efforts to improve brand recognition and provide Mears Transportation customers a fast and easy online experience.
- WET and Pilgrim Studios, the Producers of Discovery's New Series The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius, Launch Viewer Contest
May 22 2013 8:16 PM ET
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WET's Mark Fuller and Pilgrim Studios' Craig Piligian, Executive Producers of Discovery's new reality competition series, The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius, today announced a contest in conjunction with the show – airing Wednesday nights at 7pm E/P on Discovery – offering one innovative viewer per week the chance to win $5,000.
- Kingsway Announces Acquisition of HVAC Warranty Business
May 22 2013 8:05 PM ET
TORONTO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX: KFS, NYSE: KFS) Kingsway Financial Services Inc. ("Kingsway" or
the "Company") and its subsidiary, 1347 Capital LLC, announced today
that the Company has finalized the purchase of certain tangible and
intangible assets of Trinity Warranty Corporation ("Trinity"). Trinity,
based in Lombard, Illinois, is a provider of warranty products and
maintenance support to consumers and businesses in the heating,
ventilation, air conditioning ("HVAC") and refrigeration industry. The
- AppointmentRemindMe Finds Text Messages Are the Most Effective Way Of Reminding Clients Of Appointments
May 22 2013 8:03 PM ET
Cancelled appointments and no-shows will result in lost revenue for any
kind of business. Automated appointment reminders help clients remember
their bookings and reduce no-shows, but they also help businesses grow.
In addition to this, research shows that text message is the most
effective way of reminding clients of appointments, sales, and
- Heska Corporation to Present at the Stifel Dental & Veterinary Conference
May 22 2013 8:02 PM ET
LOVELAND, Colo., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA, "Heska" or the "Company"), a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, announced today that the Company will present at the Stifel Dental & Veterinary 2013 Conference on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the Le Parker Meridian hotel, 119 W. 56th Street in New York City. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time in the Estrella Room.
- CTIA Announces Startup Throw Down Winners at CTIA 2013™
May 22 2013 8:01 PM ET
LAS VEGAS, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA–The Wireless Association® today held its first-ever Wireless Innovation Open Mic "Startup Throw Down," as part of the Thought Leadership Conference CTIA 2013™ at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas.
- S&P affirms QBE's core operating entities' insurer financial strength ratings at A+; raises outlook to stable
May 22 2013 7:57 PM ET
NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) has released the first round of new ratings for insurance companies which have been reassessed under their revised rating criteria issued on May 7. The first round of announcements relates to global multi-line insurance companies and includes QBE.
S&P affirmed the insurer financial strength ratings for QBE's core operating entities at 'A+' and raised the outlook to stable from negative.
- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. Announces Upsizing And Pricing Of Public Offering Of Class A Common Stock
May 22 2013 7:55 PM ET
NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BXMT) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 22,500,000 shares of its class A common stock pursuant to a registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission at a public offering price of $25.50 per share. The offering was upsized from 16,000,000 shares to 22,500,000 shares. The offering is expected to close on May 29, 2013 and is subject to customary closing conditions.
- Aribex Unveils New Color of NOMAD Pro 2
May 22 2013 7:53 PM ET
OREM, Utah, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aribex, Inc., manufacturer of the newly released NOMAD® Pro 2 handheld X-ray system, today introduced a new color option, black with gray trim, of the NOMAD Pro 2 into the U.S. dental and veterinary markets. The popular white with light blue trim Pro 2 model just released last month will continue to be available and both models can be purchased from most major dental equipment dealers.
- Quoto 2.0 To Launch Next Month Adding Interactivity And New Features To The Web's Most Trusted Source Of Quotes
May 22 2013 7:45 PM ET
Quoto, a comprehensive and interactive quote database, is pleased to
announce that Quoto 2.0 will be launched next month. Quoto is pleased
that the upgrade will make the website even more user-friendly and
interactive than it already is.
- CME Group Inc. Announces Preliminary Results from its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
May 22 2013 7:32 PM ET
CHICAGO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CME) today announced the preliminary shareholder voting results from its 2013 annual meeting.
At the meeting, shareholders:
- Advanced Prenatal Therapeutics - Using Targeted Apheresis to Treat Preeclampsia
May 22 2013 7:21 PM ET
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Prenatal Therapeutics (APT), a privately held company, is developing a medical device that will help alleviate the high blood pressure and other symptoms associated with preeclampsia. APT's targeted apheresis cartridge is expected to be the first medical device specifically designed to treat preeclampsia, a leading cause of maternal and fetal death.
- Charles J. Harder, Esq. of Harder Mirell & Abrams LLP Featured in The Hollywood Reporter's Top 100 Power Lawyers List of 2013
May 22 2013 7:21 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Charles J. Harder of Harder Mirell & Abrams LLP has been featured in The Hollywood Reporter's 7th annual list of the Top 100 Power Lawyers. The list, published May 22, 2013, features the nation's most influential entertainment attorneys of the year. Harder's success as an entertainment litigator has made him a natural choice for the coveted list.
- The Laclede Group Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
May 22 2013 7:14 PM ET
ST. LOUIS, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Laclede Group (NYSE: LG) (the "Company") announced today that it has priced a public offering of 8,700,000 shares of its common stock at $44.50 per share. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to 1,305,000 additional shares of the Company's common stock.
- Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization Creates Change Oil Spill Response Global Alliance
May 22 2013 7:12 PM ET
VALDEZ, Alaska, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The words of an Alaskan tribal elder, "We watched our family and friends die," represent the tearful feelings of many about the use of chemical dispersants in their waters. Used by workers during the Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup and more recently on the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Corexit dispersants brought severe illness and early death to many tribal member's relatives working to save their life-supporting ecosystems according to documentation in a formal submission compiled by the Alaskan Change Oil Spill Response Alliance Delegation p